Mrs. P. M. Agnew
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Monday, 26 June 1905; transcribed by FoFG mz
Funeral services over the remains of the late Mrs. P. M. Agnew will be held at the residence of her sons, Patrick and Henry Agnew, 1109 Banks avenue, at 4 o’clock this afternoon. Father Fardy of Sacred Heart church will conduct the services, after which the remains will be taken on the 5:47 Omaha train to Chippewa Falls for burial. Mrs. Agnew who was 62 years old, died of apoplexy at 4 o’clock Saturday morning.
Source: Bloomer Advance (3 Jan. 1918)
John Baker, one of our highly esteemed pioneers, passed away last Thursday night at the ripe age of 84 years. He was in his usual good health up to within a few days of his death, and his sudden demise came as a shock to his family and friends. The deceased was born in Bohemia in 1833. He came to America in middle life and for thirty five years he has lived on the farm in Cooks Valley. The funeral was held at the Cooks Valley Catholic church on Monday morning, Rev. A. H. Rosenthal officiating. Interment was made in the church cemetery. We join in deepest sympathy to the sorrowing family in their bereavement.
Ann P. Below
Source: Chippewa Herald Telegram (Wednesday, 26 Aug. 1992) contributed by Ron Flink
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Ann P. Below, 95, formerly of Chippewa Falls, died Tuesday, August 25, 1992 in San Francisco. She was born January 6, 1897 in Red Wing, Minn., to Mary (Eidem) and John Hagen. Ann married Herman F. Below Sept. 21, 1921 in Chippewa Falls. They resided in Stanley and Neillsville before moving to Chippewa Falls in 1963. She had resided with her daughter in San Francisco for the past five years. She had been an active member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Chippewa Falls for many years. Survivors include one daughter, Bonnie (Raymond) Lindahl of San Francisco; one son, Louis (Mary) Below of Lake San Marcos, Calif.; three sisters, Mena Thomas and Clara Bernier, both of Janesville, and Inga Kuss of Chippewa Falls; one brother, Ingvald Hagen of Cornell; and two granddaughters, Mona Lindahl Babcock of San Francisco and Paula Lindahl of Eureka, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband on May 10, 1983; her parents; four sisters, Gunda LaNou, Judy Redard, Hilda Lally, and Ann Hagen in infancy; three brothers, Helmer, Edwin, and Alfred Hagen; and one granddaughter,
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Skatrud officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Friday at the church. Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Marian S. Bentz
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 10 Dec. 1966
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Mrs. Marian S. Bentz, 65, Chippewa Falls, former resident of Lindsey, died Thursday in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Chippewa Falls. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the Zion Lutheran Church, Chippewa Falls, and at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in Nasonville. The Rev. A. Ira Grimm, Chippewa Falls, will officiate, and burial will be made in the Grace Lutheran cemetery. The body will repose at the Hogseth-Pederson Funeral Chapel in Chippewa Falls from 2 p.m. Sunday until 10 a.m. Monday, and then at the church.
The former Marian Nyman was born at Wakefield, Mich., on May 16, 1901, and later came to Owen, where she was employed at the Woodland Hotel. Her marriage to Alfred Bentz *** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.
Elaine M. Berg
Elaine M. Berg, 80, of the Chippewa Manor Retirement Community, 756 Irvine St., Chippewa Falls, formerly of 616 Dwight Street, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home. She was born March 10, 1927, in Chippewa Falls to Mary Ann (Bergeron) and Albert King. She grew up in town of Eagle Point and attended Popple Lake School. Elaine married Wallace Berg on May 10, 1947, in Chippewa Falls. She worked for J. C. Penney for 28 years until her retirement. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and had been active doing volunteer work for the church. She loved collecting butterflies and bird decorations, houseplants, and going to casinos with her friend, Pat Rust.
Survivors include: her daughter, Sandra Berg of Manitowoc; one sister, Arlene Conrad of Chippewa Falls; three brothers, Eugene (Margaret) King of Cadott, Gerald (Florence) King of Bloomer, Raymond (Janet) King of Chippewa Falls; a sister-in-law, Simone King of Tomah; numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends that were so dear to her. She was preceded in death by: her husband on Nov. 13, 1985; her parents; her son, Gary Berg; one sister, Elizabeth Materer; two brothers, Frederick and John King; and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at Christ Lutheran Church with the Rev. Mark Homp officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel in Chippewa Falls and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.
John R. Berg
John R. Berg, 48, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, at Lakeview Health Center in West Salem. He was born Nov. 3, 1958, in Chippewa Falls to Clarice (Bergeron) and Robert D. Berg. He attended area schools.
Source: Chippewa Herald-Telegram (Saturday, 10 July 1948 Edition)
Mrs. Joseph Bowe, of this city, a resident of Chippewa county for over 70 years, passed away at St. Joseph's hospital at six o'clock Thursday evening. Mrs. Bowe was born Catherine Stoffel on January 2, 1862, in Belgium, and she came to the United States with her parents at the age of seven years. On January 9, 1883, she was married in Tilden to Joseph Bowe who preceded her in death on April 8, 1941 as did two daughters, Mary and Clara. Mrs. Bowe is survived by ten children, Albert of Hallie; Mrs. Sub (Anna) Schindler of Unity; Mrs. William (Leon) Boos of Elk Mound; Ferdinand Eagle Point; Givig of Tilden; Mrs. Ludvick (Hildagard) Zwiefelhofer, Tilden; Adolph of Wheaton; Arthur of Tilden and Mrs. Bernard (Lidvina) Butak, city. There are 82 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Smetana of Bloomer and Mrs. Peter Meinen of Cooks Valley surviving. Mrs. Bowe was a member of the Sacred Heart Society of St. Charles church in this city, and of the Christian Mothers Society of Tilden. She had lived on a farm in Tilden until they retired 21 years ago and moved to the city. The remains will lie in state at the LaFrania Funeral Home from this evening until the time of the funeral. Services will take place Monday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Peter's church in Tilden, with interment in the church cemetery.
R. W. Bradlen
Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 478; transcribed by LaDena Livingston
1881 - Dr. R. W. Bradlen, one of the worthy and esteemed physicians of Chippewa Falls, died at that place on the 1st of March. He was the high priest of his Masonic chapter.
Alice M. Christiansen
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 28 Jan. 1972
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Mrs. Alice M. Christiansen, 80, of Chippewa Falls, mother of Mrs. Harley (Wilma) Lidell, Marshfield, died Thursday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hogseth-Pederson Funeral Home here, with the Rev. Phillip Terrill, of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the family lot in the Chippewa Falls cemetery. [*** Note: There may have been more to the text. Her date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.]
Jerome L. Cohoon
557 E. Park Ave. Chippewa Falls, died suddenly Saturday April 10, 2004,at St. Joseph Hospital in Chippewa Falls. He was born October 5, 1932 to Cathrine (Pregent) and Raymond A. Cohoon in Chippewa Falls where he lived all his life. He married Judith Lekvin on July 19, 1952 and they had eight children. He worked for C.T. Film where he became foreman and supervisor. He was a extremely intelligent man and an artist. He married Genevieve Hoeft Anderson on October 5, 1989. He is survived by his wife, his first wife Judy Cohoon, his eight children, Connie (Dane) Zook, Sheila (Gary) Hansen, Allen Cohoon, Cheryl Zastrow, Kristi (George) Taylor, Clark Cohoon, Kevin (Wendy) Cohoon, and Dan (Mary Jo) Cohoon. Five sisters Jeanette (Ray) Peterson, Nancy (Ron) Richardson, Kitty Vance, LaVonne Cohoon Marian (Jim) Tremblay, a brother Raymond (Lorie) Cohoon, two step children Marilyn and John Anderson, 32 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by: his parents, a grandson Joey Cohoon, son in law Jeramie Zastrow and brother in law Jim Vance.
Winferd R. Cohoon
815 W. Park Ave. Chippewa Falls, died Sunday June 15,2003 at his residence. He was born September 2,1942 In Chippewa falls to George and Florence(Pregent) Cohoon. He was a custom mill worker in Savannah, Ga., where he restored historical buildings. He married Patricia Cahill on December 22,1984 in Woodbine,Ga. He served two periods of active duty in the U.S. Army and two periods of active duty in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife,Patricia;One daughter Trudy Cohoon, One sister Rita(Darrell) Hager, and three grandchildren. He is preceded in death by: his parents and one sister DeAnn Kern. Interment will be at Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery,Spooner. Military rites will be conducted by the State Military Funeral Honors.
Source: "Evening Independent" (Chippewa Falls) 25 Oct. 1915; submitted by Robert Connell
Demise of William Connell. William Connell, a resident of Lafayette Twnsp, WI for forty-five years passed away at his home on Sunday at the age of seventy-one years. Mr. Connell can well be termed a pioneer and as much was well known and highly respected. Deceased is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Doris McDougaland, Mrs. Wm. Jermyn; four sons, Elmer of Eau Claire, Wis., Edwin, Walter and Leslie, also a sister, Mrs. Mary Connell. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning, at Ten o'clock from St. Simeon's church, Rev. E. F. Hayward officiating
Source: Chippewa Herald Telegram (Wednesday, 26 Aug. 1992) contributed by Ron Flink and transcribed by MZ
BLOOMER — Evelyn Cudney, Bloomer, died Wednesday, August 26, 1992, at Bloomer Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Driscoll Funeral Home, Bloomer.
Source: Decatur Illinois Newspaper (March 26, 1926) contributed by Pam
Miss Lizzie Dover of New Auburn, Wisconsin aged fifty-six years, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. S. W. Clark, 612 East Condit Street where she had been visiting for several months. Miss Dover was born near Bloomfield, Indiana, October 3, 1869. For a long time she made her home in central Illinois, but for several years had been living in Wisconsin. She was a member of the Christian Church at Arthur and was well known there. She is survived by two sisters and two brothers; Mrs. S W Clark of Decatur, Mrs. R E Gibbon, Walter and Harmon Dover of New Auburn, Wisconsin The body was removed to the Moran & Sons undertaking establishment an prepared for burial. Funeral services were held and the body was afterward taken to New Auburn, Wisconsin.
Joseph Adolph Dugal
Submitted by Clair Mercier
KILLED WHILE AT WORK -- SAD FATE OF JOSEPH DUGAL OF SOUTH CHIPPEWA -- HEAVY TIMBER CRUSHES HIM
While at Work on the Chippewa River Bridge Last Night He Meets Instant Death. Joseph Dugal, a member of last year's common council and a highly esteemed resident of this city, met instant death last night while employed on the repair work being done to the Chippewa River Bridge. It was but a few moments before quitting time the accident happened that so suddenly snuffed out a life. Dugal and Mike Gonyea were putting a needle beam in place beneath the bridge, intending to fasten it for the time being so that the jarring of the bridge at night would not shake it from its resting place. The timber was green and wet and it moved readily on the iron cleats which held it at either end. Dugal was attempting to drive a bolt through it and two similar beams. Perhaps the jar of the blows shook it down or its falling might have been due to other causes; at any rate neither Dugal nor Gonyea was aware that their position was so dangerous. Gonyea saw it fall and shouted to his co-worker to beware but the warning came too late. The timber struck the dead man on the temple and jammed his head in such a manner that the skull was badly fractured.
The coroner's jury last night elicited the information that no one could well be blamed for the accident. Mr. Arnold, who is superintendent of the work, said that eight sets of beams had been put up in the same manner and the one which the men were working last night, and Mr. Gonyea, who witnessed the accident, testified that he could not see that there was carelessness either on the part of the superintendent or employees. Mr. Dugal was a member of the Catholic Knights in good standing. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock from Holy Ghost church.
EX-ALDERMAN DUGAL BURIED
CITY OFFICIAL TURN OUT TO HIS FUNERAL
The funeral of Ex - Alderman Dugal took place this morning from Holy Ghost church under the auspices of the Catholic Knights of which he was a member. The funeral procession was a very long one and among others who attended were Mayor Stanley, City Attorney Jenkins, City Clerk McCallum and a number of aldermen. The funeral services were long and impressive and the.....The church was packed with the friends of the unfortunate man.
Submitted by Clair Mercier
90 YEARS OLD
Prudent Dugal Dies Sunday Night at His Home on Main Street
Was the First Blacksmith in Chippewa Falls, a Veteran of the Mexican War
There lies dead in his coffin at his home, on Main street, South Side, Prudent Dugal, one of the very oldest residents of the city. His demise occurred Sunday evening at 7 o'clock.
Mr. Dugal was born in Three Rivers, Canada, in 1810, and came to Chippewa when there were but two or three white folks here. The city at that time was the only settlement in the Chippewa valley, and consisted of a blacksmith shop and one or two dwellings located where the farm of Patrick O'Neil now is, five miles north of where the city is located. He came on a visit to Jean Burnett, the oldest settler, and intended to return, but after remaining a year found that the country was destined to become more populated, and he remained. He was the leader of a large colony of Canadians who afterward settled and who were identified with the early settlement of the city. His mind was clear especially upon matters of long-gone history. He remembered very well the early days when he came up the river, and at times was characteristically reminiscent over events and people he knew who pioneered in the Chippewa county and noted with pleasure the changes that had occurred from the early days. Going back into his early career the old man used to talk of the days when he carried a chain and guided surveying parties through the primeval forest,--and he often remarked that he had a pathfinder on the very spot where he helped stake out the city and where he has spent his declining years.
Considering the long time that he has lived his health has been comparatively good to the last, and the evening of his days closed gently in after ninety years of existence. Death was due to the general wearing out of his system. Mr. Dugal was the first blacksmith by trade who came up the Chippewa river. He was also distinguished as being the only surviving veteran of the Mexican war residing in the county.
NOTE: Prudent Dugal was married in 1863 to Louise McMartin (St. Martin). Four children are surviving members of the family.
NOTE: Prudent was married in 1853 to Louise St. Martin.
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Tuesday, 16 Mar. 1915; transcribed by FoFG mz
The body of Claude Duggan, who died at his home at 4407 Oneota street Sunday morning, yesterday was sent to Chippewa Falls, Wis., for burial. He was a member of West Duluth Homestead of the Brotherhood of American Yeoman.
Nels E. Fredrickson
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 19 Apr. 1983; tr. by MZ
STANLEY – Nels E. Fredrickson, 89, of Stanley, the father of Ward Fredrickson of Marshfield, died unexpectedly Monday at his home. Death was caused by burns suffered when he caught fire while burning rubbish.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Stanley. The Rev. Ronald Gerl will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Stanley. Visitation at Plombon Funeral Home, Stanley, will be from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday until noon. There will be a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Visitations will be at the church from noon Thursday until time of services. He was born April 5, 1894 in Brown [*** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.]
Robert Hilary Friedeck
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. — Robert 'Bob" Hilary Friedeck, 87, peacefully passed away from pancreatic cancer Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at his home in Sun City West, Ariz., with his family at his side.
Bob was born July 17, 1920, to Martha (Kobinsky) and Hilary Friedeck in Chippewa Falls. He graduated from McDonell Memorial High School in 1937 and was united in marriage to DeLores Penor on Nov. 11, 1942, at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church.
For 50 years, Bob’s career as a Realtor and developer spanned from Chippewa Falls, where he owned Bob Friedeck Real Estate and was co-developer of Bluffview Estates and Tropicana City, to Scottsdale, Ariz., where in 1979 he joined Ranch Realty, Scottsdale. In 1984 he retired to Sun City West. Bob was a member of the Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, the Wisconsin and Arizona Board of Realtors, the Elks Country Club, and the Saints. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, a 40-year member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls, a member of both the Casa Franciscan Renewal Center in Paradise Valley, Ariz., and the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City West, and a member of the Briarwood Country Club, Sun City West. Bob especially enjoyed golfing, dancing, and traveling with his beloved wife DeLores and their Maltese dogs, Mona and Lisa, to visit their children throughout the country. He is survived by: his wife of 65 years, DeLores; their four wonderful children, Jeanne Ager, Scottsdale, Ariz., JuLee (Jim) Sievers, Forrest Island, B.C., Canada, Dr. James (Donna) Friedeck, Eau Claire and Jacque (Richard) Mason, Wimberley, Texas; their 11 grandchildren, John Ager, Andrea Ager Stegman, Stephanie and Vanessa Sievers, Jay, Justin, Troy and Lindsay Friedeck, Owen, Victor and Austin Mason; and their four great-grandchildren, Katrina and Matthew Ager and Kate and Molly Stegman. Bob is preceded in death by: his grandson, Christopher Richard Mason; brothers, Richard and William Friedeck; sisters, Lillian Struve and Mary Deroiun; and son-in-law, Hans Ager.
Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Sun City West, Ariz.
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, Wis.) Thursday, 24 July 1902; transcribed by FoFG mz
Chippewa Falls, Wis., July 23. – Joseph Gay, aged 22 years, an inmate of the county asylum, dropped dead yesterday. He was stricken with apoplexy while walking in the asylum yard.
Source: The Country Today (29 Sept. 2008)
Dennis Delvin Geissler, 68, of Chippewa Falls died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. He was born on July 4, 1940, in Bloomer, the son of Delvin and Bernice (Siverling) Geissler. Dennis graduated from Bloomer High School in 1958 and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served in the 320th Security Agency Battalion, traveling to Germany, Turkey and various countries until his honorable discharge on Feb. 15, 1962. Dennis married Carol L. Prince on June 13, 1964, at St. John the Baptist Church in the town of Cooks Valley. She passed away Nov. 18, 2006. Dennis spent more than 20 years working for Uniroyal as a tire builder. In his remaining years he worked at Hutchinson Technology Inc. in Eau Claire. Survivors include his four children, Denise (Randy) Rubenzer of Tony, Wis., and their children, Derek and Ross; Kelly (Darrell) Davis of Seattle, Wash., and their children, Simone and Noel; Robin (Lonnie) Kopel of Olivia, Minn., and their children, Haley and Lauren; Mitchell (Elizabeth) Geissler of Manitowoc, Wis., and their children, Zachary and Clara; his mother, Bernice Geissler of Bloomer; brother, Ron (Jeanne) Geissler of Minnetonka, Minn.; two sisters, Evie Seidlitz of Cornell and Deon Dachel of Chippewa Falls; and nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his father, Delvin, and a brother, Lloyd. A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, at Church of Notre Dame in Chippewa Falls with the Rev. Brian J. Jazdzewski officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior services Tuesday at church. Burial with military honors will be held Tuesday afternoon at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery near Spooner. Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral and Cremation Services of Eau Claire is serving his family.
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Thursday, 3 Feb. 1910; transcribed by FoFG mz
Mrs. Laura Gordon, 314 ½ Baxter avenue, aged 32 years, died early yesterday morning at a local hospital. She is survived by her husband, a son and a sister, Mrs. Joseph Bren of Eau Claire. She had been a resident of this city for 10 years. The body is at La Sage’s mortuary and will be sent this afternoon to Chippewa Falls for internment.
Mrs. Frank S. Grubb
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 22 Oct. 1931; transcribed by MZ
Mrs. Frank S. Grubb of Stanley, a sister of Mrs. Emma Zillmer and Miss Rena Bauer of Colby, died at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls on Sunday, October 11th, which was quite a shock to her many friends in Stanley although an operation, ten days earlier, had revealed that her case was hopeless.
She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Bauer and was born in Weyauwega on May 27, 1869. She was married in 1890 to Frank S. Grubb, who survives her, and in 1897 they took up their residence in Stanley. Four children were born to them, Walter, deceased; Margaret, (Mrs. Donald Francis), Milwaukee; Rena, Waukesha; and Arthur, Milwaukee. She is also survived by five sisters, Mrs. Laura Mackmiller, Ashland; Mrs. Henry Uttormark, Marion; Mrs. Emma Zillmer, Colby; Miss Rena Bauer, Colby; and Miss Hulda Bauer, Weyauwega; and two brothers, F. W. Bauer, Weyauwega; and Irving Bauer, Fremont.
She gave unselfishly of her talents, her time, her strength to service on the library board, in the church, in the clubs, in the activities of war time and all that she did was well done. As a wife and mother, she was at her best and her greatest heritage to the world is a splendid family. Of surpassing personal charm she graced any position to which she was called and leaves only pleasant memories in the hearts of those who were privileged to know her. Funeral services were conducted from the Presbyterian church at Stanley on Wednesday, October 14th.
*** Note: From the 1880 Federal Census for Weyauwega, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, it looks like Mrs. Grubb’s first name was Louisa.
Bernard J. Haas
Submitted by Lisa Winner Haas
Bernard J. Haas, age 58, of the village of Cadott, died suddenly Wednesday, August 13, 1975, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls.
He was born Sept. 7, 1916, in Thorp, son of George and Mary (Kocherer) Haas. He grew up and attended schools in Thorp. On June 26, 1947, Mr. Haas married Lucy Henke at Stanley. He had moved in 1945 to Cadott, where he worked as a carpenter and contractor. Mr. Haas had been a village trustee and was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters at Thorp. He was a veteran of World War II serving as a S-Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Lucy; four sons, Vernon, Cadott; Earl, Manheim, PA; and Delbert and Norbert, both of Cadott; one brother, Leonard, Sun Prairie; four sisters, Mrs. John (Margaret) Budzinski and Mrs. Zigmund (Manetta) Danielewicz, both of Thorp; Mrs. Frank (Annabelle) Budzinski, Downers Grove, IL; and Mrs. Lawrence (Marcella) Schultz, Chicago, IL; and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Conrad. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Leiser Funeral Home, Cadott, with Father Joseph Wagner Officiating. Burial was in Brooklawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mark Haas, Ronald Haas, Bernard Budzinski, Dale Johnson, Robert Henke, and Donald Danielewicz.
Lucy Anna Henke Haas
Source: Chippewa Herald (Tuesday, 6 Dec. 2011) submitted by Lisa Winner Haas
EAU CLAIRE - Lucy A. Haas, 91, of Cadott died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. She was born Oct. 18, 1920 in rural Stanley to Peter and Cora (nee Vanderloop) Henke where she attended Garfield and St. Ann's grade schools before graduation from Stanley High School in 1938. For several years Lucy was employed at Blue Moon Cheese Co. in Thorp. On June 26, 1947, she married Bernard J. Haas in Stanley and they made their home in Cadott. He preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1975. She had a great love for her family and enjoyed reading, crocheting and keeping up-to-date scrapbooks and records of family genealogy. Lucy is survived by: her four sons, Vernon (Corinne) of Cadott, Earl (Lisa) of Harrisburg, Pa., Delbert (Debra) of Elkhart Lake, and Norbert (Sheila) of Iron Mountain, Mich; five grandchildren, Karen (Chad) Rindy of Colfax, Dr. Angela (Jeff) Bojar of Buena Vista, Colo., Faye Haas of Harrisburg, Pa., Kate (Gregg) Nelson of Cranford, N.J., and Melissa (Corey) Munger of Sheboygan; two great-grandsons, Zachary Rindy and Colby Munger; a sister, Phyllis Johnson of Stanley; a sister-in-law, Mary Henke of Stanley; two step-grandchildren, Anthony (Natalie) Rossi and their children Ella Grace and Samuel of Felch, Mich., and Jennifer (Jason) Axley and their children Noah, Dominic and Seth of Pembine; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: her parents; a brother, Donald Henke; two sisters, Evelyn Haas and Geraldine Henke; two brothers-in-law, Marlin Johnson and Melvin Haas; and one grandson, Mark Haas.
Her family would like to acknowledge and thank the numerous caregivers who were involved in her life over the many years. Lucy will always be remembered for her love of life, her gentle nature and her inquisitive mind. She enjoyed being with and interacting with people of all ages and her smile will be missed. Private family services will be held at a later date and interment will be in Brooklawn Cemetery in Cadott. The Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona, is serving the family.
Mrs. J. C. Hakes
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Sunday, 20 Sept. 1908; transcribed by FoFG mz
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis., Sept. 19. – Mrs. J. C. Hakes, 52 years old, died at a hospital here today as the result of injuries received in a runaway. She was hurled from a rig and sustained four broken ribs and internal injuries.
Duane H. Haley
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 24 Oct. 2006; page 2A; Lorraine Markee collection, transcribed by MZ
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Duane H. Haley, 76, Chippewa Falls, died at his home, where his death was pronounced Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. Rembs/Kundinger Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Mrs. Bernard Harings
Source: Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis.) Monday, 23 Mar. 1925; transcribed by MZ
Funeral of Mrs. Harings to be held Tuesday - funeral services for Mrs. Christina Harings, aged 81 years, whose death occurred at the home of her son, John Harings, in Tilden, at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, will be held at St. Peter's Church at Tilden at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. Internment will be in the Tilden cemetery near the church. Mrs. Harings is the widow of Bernard Harings, whose death occurred in 1912. She was born in Germany and came to the United States sixty-one years ago, settling in Tilden, which has since been her home. She passed through the hardships encountered by the early settlers and the accounts told of experiences with Indians were interesting to the later generation. Mrs. Harings is survived by eight children whose names are: Mrs. Lena Weber of Sigel; Mrs. Peter Weber, town of Seymour, Mrs. John McQuillan, town of Seymour, Miss Katherine Harings, and Peter Harings, Chippewa Falls, John Harings of Tilden and Nic Harings of Lafayette. Also a brother and sister in St. Paul.
Source: Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis.) Monday, 5 Feb. 1962; transcribed by MZ
Funeral services for Nicholas Harings, route 4, Chippewa Falls, who served as treasurer for the Town of Lafayette for 12 years, will be held Tuesday morning at 9:00 at Holy Ghost Church. Internment will be in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mason-Weber Funeral Home from 3 p.m. today, Monday, until the time of the funeral. Mr. Harings, who passed away at St. Josephs Hospital on Saturday morning, was born May 13, 1881, in the town of Tilden, son of Bernard and Christine Niesen Harings. He had farmed in the Town of Lafayette for the past 50 years. His marriage to Mary Swaner took place September 18, 1917 at Holy Ghost Church in this city. Mr. Harings was a member of St. Bridget's Parish of Springfield, and he also attended Holy Ghost Church in this city. Surviving are his wife, Mary, two brothers, John Harings of Tilden and Peter Harings of Bloomer, one sister, Mrs. Anna McQuillan of Boyd, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Mrs. Peter Stoffel, Mrs. Matthew Weber, Mrs. Peter Weber and Mrs. Donald Cameron.
Anthony A. Hassemer
Source: Bloomer Advance (18 Feb. 2005) contributed by Friend of Free Genealogy
Anthony A. Hassemer, 78, of Bloomer passed away Thursday, February 17, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. Tony was born in Bloomer on June 2, 1926, to Anton and Mary (Kramschuster) Hassemer. He married Rita Prince on May 13, 1948, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Cooks Valley, Wis. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He owned Hassemer’s Heating and Cooling for many years in Bloomer. He was a member of St. Paul?s Catholic Church, Bloomer American Legion and VFW. He is survived by his loving wife, Rita Hassemer of Bloomer; sons, Earl (Bernie) of Bloomer, Wayne (Pat) of Bloomer, Neil (Cindy) of Abbotsford and Paul of Rapid City, S.D.; daughters, Cecelia (Doug) Leininger of Chetek, Ellen (Drew) Murphy of Madison, Julie (Dan) Blome of Madison and Rachel (Tony) Boehm of Madison; 13 grandchildren, Lisa (Lance) Ausing, Erin (Andy) Borofka, Amber Leininger, Christopher Hassemer, Carly (fianc), Joe Rubenzer) Leininger, Megan Hassemer, Kayla Hassemer, Michael Blome, Katherine Boehm, Ian Murphy, Matthew Blome, Simon and Roland Boehm; three great-grandchildren, Zachary, Lindsay and Larken Borofka; brothers, Edward (Verdine) of Bloomer, Bernard of Delaware; sister, Marguerite Smith of Armstrong, B.C. Tony is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Glen and Dale; sisters, Marie in infancy, Frances Bautz, Josephine Loew and Philomene Crooks.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2005, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Bloomer, with Father James Arthur officiating. Burial will be at St. Paul's North Catholic Cemetery, Bloomer, with military rites conducted by the Bloomer American Legion and VFW. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2005, and until the time of services on Monday, February 21, both at Schriver Funeral Chapel in Bloomer. There will be a 7:30 p.m. Christian wake service at the funeral chapel on Sunday.
Delbert H. Helland Sr.
Delbert Henry Helland Sr., of Cornell passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007. Delbert was born May 2, 1940 the son of Henry and Beulah (Downer) Helland in Jim Falls. Delbert had worked for the Jim Falls Dairy for 15 years and then was a self-employed logger in Helland Logging until his retirement at age 65.
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday 30 June 1960; transcribed by MZ
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Markus attended funeral services at Stanley Sunday for the former’s brother-in-law, Otto Hendrickson. John Zahorka, Mr. and Mrs. John Schwartz and daughter, Selma, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brockhaus, friends of the deceased, were also there. [*** Note: His estimated year of birth and date of death are from the Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997.]
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Friday, 19 Dec. 1919; transcribed by FoFG mz
EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Dec. 18. – Alonzo Hines, 78 years old of Howard, died Tuesday night in a Chippewa Falls hospital. He was born in Ohio and with the exception of eight years spent in Chippewa Falls, has lived in Howard since 1869. He served four years and three months in the Civil war and was a member of the G.A.R. and the Odd Fellows.
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 31 Aug. 1961; transcribed by MZ
A Chippewa Falls woman, identified as Mrs. Sally Hodgins, a widow, age 48, was found dead of carbon monoxide gas in the front seat of her auto at Abbotsford Tuesday night. The car was parked in a closed garage at the Stanley Thomson home. The death was ruled a suicide.
Emil E. Horner
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Tuesday, 26 Nov. 1991; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Emil E. Horner, 71, Chippewa Falls, formerly of rural Owen, town of Green Grove, died Monday at his home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, Chippewa Falls, with the Rev. Robert Hoekstra officiating. Burial will be in Beaver Cemetery, Loyal. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today and until service time Wednesday at the funeral chapel.
He was born June 12, 1920, in the town of Green Grove, Clark County, to Edward E. and Martha M. (Witte) Horner. He grew up in the town of Green Grove. He farmed and did custom farm work in the town of Green Grove until 1977. He was a volunteer driver for the Clark County Department of Social Services for 12 years. He moved to Chippewa Falls with his sister in 1989 and had resided there until the time of his death. Survivors include his sister, Margaret Horner of Chippewa Falls; his brother, Orville Horner of Eau Claire; four nieces and nephews; and nine great-nieces and great-nephews.
Margaret M. Horner
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Tuesday, 20 Oct. 1992; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by MZ
BEAVER – Margaret M. Horner, 67, Chippewa Falls, formerly of Owen, died Friday at her home. Graveside services were Monday at Beaver Cemetery, Clark County. The Rev. Robert Hoekstra of the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home officiated. Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, Chippewa Falls, handled arrangements.
She was born March 9, 1925, in the town of Green Grove, near Owen, to Edward E. and Martha M. (Witte) Horner. She grew up in the Owen area and lived on the family farm until she moved to Chippewa Falls in 1990. She was employed at White Machine Works in Eau Claire for several years until 1964. She also worked as a nursing assistant at the Marshfield Hospital for 18 years and then at Chippewa Manor Nursing Home since 1991. Survivors include one brother, Orville Horner of Eau Claire, two nieces, two nephews, and nine grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers, Elmer and Emil Horner.
Source: Chippewa Herald-Telegram (Thursday, 23 Jan. 1941 Edition)
Mrs. Peter Hunz., a former resident of Chippewa county, died Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at her home in St. Paul. Mrs. Hunz was born Lena Stoffel on September 4, 1869, in the town of Tilden. She was married there (at) St. Peter's church to Peter Hunz and 28 years ago they moved to Cornell where they resided until 10 years ago when they left for St. Paul. Her husband preceded her in death two years ago, and she is survived by the following children, Mrs. Edward Phelan, Ida and Ermine all of St. Paul, Caroline, Alphonse, Herman and Leon of Chicago, and Herbert of Chippewa Falls. Also surviving are two grandchildren.
The remains will arrive in Chippewa Falls Thursday morning at 10:40 o'clock and will be taken to the Bennett-LaFrania Funeral Home where they will lie in state until the hour of the funeral. Services will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Peter's church in Tilden.
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 14 Dec. 1967, page 2; Lorraine Markee Collection; transcribed by MZ
Services for Mrs. Joseph Ivaska Sr., 92, of Bloomer, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ruesch Funeral Home. The Rev. David Elleman, pastor of the Goodrich Baptist Church will officiate and burial will be made at Mt. Olive cemetery in Westboro. A former resident of Westboro, the former Anna Trojan, died at the Eagleton Nursing Home at Bloomer Tuesday. She was born in Czecho-Slovakia on Aug. 28, 1875, and came to the United States when she was 7 years of age. She had lived in the Westboro area for 37 years and the past year had resided at Bloomer. Her first marriage to Anton Vavra took place on Sept. 29, 1930 in Milwaukee. She was married to Joseph Ivaska Sr. in Medford on April 19, 1945. Her husband, who is 94, survives her. He resides at the Eagleton Nursing Home. Other survivors are two stepsons, Joseph Ivaska II, Lakeland, Fla.; George Ivaska, Berwyn, Ill,; and a daughter-in-law, Bernice Ivaska, Chippewa Falls, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Lois Ann Joyce
EAU CLAIRE — Lois Ann Joyce, 74, of Eau Claire, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at Dove Healthcare Center. She was born July 12, 1933, in Eau Claire to John and Florence (nee Nederoski) Bleske. A graduate of Chippewa Falls High School, Lois then went to work for Uniroyal in Eau Claire for 40 years until the plant closed in 1992. In 1953, she married Lawrence Joyce and he preceded her in death in 1993. She was a member of St. James the Greater Catholic Church and was a member and the first President of VFW Post 7232 Women’s Axillary. Lois is survived by: mother, Florence E. Bleske of Eau Claire; a sister, Ladonna Stevens of Pleasant Prairie; a brother, Jack (Carolyn) Bleske of Elk Mound; her special, close friend, Lester G. Jenneman of Siren; and her lifetime friend, Charlotte Otto of Eau Claire; and other relatives and friends. She is preceded by: her husband, Lawrence Joyce; her father, John F. Bleske; and a brother, Bill Bleske. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 at St. James the Greater Catholic Church, 2502 11th Street, Eau Claire. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Wednesday at the church. Private interment will be held in Calvary Cemetery. Condolences may be made care of Plombon’s All Faiths Funeral & Cremation Service, 1405 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI
Theodore Walter Krei
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 20 Sept. 2005, page A5; Lorraine Markee collection; transcribed by MZ
Theodore Walter Krei, 64, of Thorp, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Stanley. Services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, at the Thorp Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born July 1, 1941, in Randolph, Neb., to Theodore and Teresa (Lewis) Krei. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 until 1962 and in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1962 until 1965. In 1962, he was united in marriage to Gloria Carson in Belfast, Maine. They moved to Wisconsin in 1969 and later divorced. He then married Beverly Henning on Aug. 7, 1981, in Cadott. Beverly died Aug. 26, 2005. Ted worked as an electrician for Industrial Electric and B&B Electric for more than 30 years. He is survived by four daughters, Barbara (Jeff) Helland, Augusta, Karen Brovan, Chippewa Falls, Kimberley (Robert) Ottinger, Thorp, and Lisa (Jamie) Boyer, Neillsville; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his mother, Teresa Zocher, Greenwood; brother, Harold (Mary) Krei, Fall Creek; and sister, Janet (James) Petkovsek, Greenwood.
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 4 Oct. 1945; transcribed by MZ
Funeral services for Thomas Kuehnast, two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Kuehnast, of Chippewa Falls, who died of shock Tuesday, following a scalding accident, on Monday night, were held this morning at 10:30 at Chippewa Falls. Internment was made there. The child died at St. Joseph’s hospital, Chippewa Falls, of burns suffered when he fell into a pan of steaming water. The child’s mother was treating him for a cold, using steam from a pan of water which she had sat by his bed. He fell asleep and [*** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.]
Source: Gospel Messenger, 5 Oct. 1935, page 23; transcribed by MZ
Kuhn. Josiah, born Oct. 1 1848, in Defiance County, Ohio. He grew to manhood in Kosciusko County, Ind., and there married Eva Shock. At this time he and his wife were baptized in the Church of the Brethren. His wife died in early life, leaving him with four children. He later married Mary Weimer; to this union were born six children. Forty-two years ago he came to Wisconsin and located south of Stanley in Maple Grove where he had resided since. His second wife preceded him fourteen years ago, he was the last of a family of twelve children, most of whom lived to a great age, his mother being ninety-eight and also a brother. He is survived by eight children, nineteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral at Stanley by Bro. Lewis Hyde. --Mrs. Jacob Winkler, Stanley, Wis.
Wilfred L. LeDuc
Source: Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis.) Monday, 28 Jan. 1985
Wilfred L. LeDuc, 75, Route 2, Chippewa Falls, Town of Wheaton, died Saturday, Jan. 26 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire. He was born May 21, 1909 in Chippewa Falls, the son of Anna (Meinhover) and Fred LeDuc. [*** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.]
Mary Bernice Lekvin
Died Tuesday January 23, 1990 at the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home. She was born March 26, 1904 in Adams County to Myra (McFarlin) and Harvey Ayers. She graduated from Chippewa Falls High School and from Eau Claire Normal School. She taught school in New Richmond and than returned to Chippewa Falls where she was employed by the telephone company. She married Kahny Lekvin on September 24,1927. She is survived by two daughters Judy A. Cohoon, and Muriel (Robert) Hayes. One son Owen (Cora) Lekvin. 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one brother Stewart Ayers; one great-grandson. Interment will be in Prairie View Cemetery, Town of Hallie.
Mary Ann Lukasavage
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Sunday, 3 Sept. 2006, page 2A; Lorraine Markee Collection; transcribed by MZ
Mary Ann Lukasavage, 66, of Chippewa Falls died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. Survivors include her husband, Allen, Chippewa Falls; an aunt, Lillian Carter, Eau Claire; special cousins, George (Gretchen) Carter, Eau Claire, Doris (Mike) Gruber, Apache Junction, Ariz., Danny (Jean) Patton, Chippewa Falls, Julie (Bill) Sorrel, Phoenix, Ariz.; surrogate daughter and special friend, Dawn Sanders; many sisters and brothers-in-law; great-aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Percy Patton and several aunts and uncles. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel in Chippewa Falls, with the Rev. Richard Stamey of The Worship Center officiating. A private family burial will be in Bloomer City Cemetery, Bloomer. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral chapel.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., March 19. – Joseph Magnan dropped dead this morning at Nebagamon. His wife and eight children reside here. [Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, Wis.) Thursday, 20 Mar. 1902; transcribed by FoFG mz]
Anna M. Manley
Chippewa Falls – Mrs. Anna M. Manley, 89, died early Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital here. Mrs. Manley had been an invalid for many years, and had resided at the Cornell Lake Rest Home for the last four years. She was a member of the Stanley Methodist Church, a charter member of the Home Progress club, and was a member of the Otter Creek School Board for several years. Surviving are one son, Robert Manley, Waukesha and four daughters, Mrs .John Gallagher, Eau Claire; Mrs. Paul Isenberger and Mrs. Eugene Brown, Stanley; Mrs. Darwin Downer, Chippewa Falls. Friends may call at the Plombon Funeral Home, Stanley, from noon today until the time of the funeral. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stanley Methodist Church with the Rev. Cecil Ward officiating. Burial will be at the Lakeview Cemetery at Eau Claire. [The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, WI) – Friday, November 10, 1961; Sub. by JD]
Alois A. Marick
Source: Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis.) Monday, 28 Jan. 1985; transcribed by MZ
Alois A. "Bub" Marick, 76, Route 6, Chippewa Falls, Town of Lafayette, died Saturday morning, Jan. 26 at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1909 in Eau Claire, the son of Anna Marie (Shermock) and Frank J. Marick. Bub served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was united in marriage to Evelyn Panzer. Bub worked at Uniroyal for 40 years retiring in 1971. Surviving are his wife; one sister, Sr. Mildred, O.S.F. of Eau Claire; one brother, Alex Marick of Memphis, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. Internment will be in Bateman Cemetery, Town of Lafayette. There will be no visitation. Horan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn P. Marick
Evelyn P. Marick, 82, Route 6, Chippewa Falls, town of Lafayette, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1992, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls. She was born July 15, 1910, to William and Ida Panzer. She married Alois A. "Bub" Marick and he preceded her in death. She was employed at Uniroyal for many years, and she was a member of English Lutheran Church of Bateman. Survivors include five nieces, four nephews and one sister, Maybelle Murphy of the Atlanta, Ga., area. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Horan Funeral Home, Chippewa Falls with the Rev. Hal A. Schroetter officiating. Burial will be in Bateman Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home. [Source: Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis.) Friday, 2 Oct. 1992; tr. by MZ]
Andy McCarthy, a loader at one of A. A. Bigelow & Co.'s logging camps near Washburn, Wis., was, instantly killed. His home is at Chippewa Falls, and the remains were sent there for burial. [New Ulm Review (New Ulm, MN) Aug. 10, 1892; Tr by RL]
Angus McDonald, the lumberman from Chippewa Falls, who has been missing for three months, has been found dead in the woods near Ingram. A post mortem will be held and the body brought here for interment. [New Ulm Review (New Ulm, MN) June 29, 1892, Sub by RL]
William J. McElmurry
Source: Stanley Republic (Chippewa County, Wis.) Thursday, 16 Nov. 1950, page 1; Lorraine Markee collection, transcribed by MZ
William J. McElmurry, 85, well known Yellow River country pioneer, died at his home in Huron Sunday, November 5. Born in Stockton, Minn., he came to the Yellow River country with his parents when a small child. He grew to manhood in that country and for many years operated a sawmill. He was married to Cora Fletcher, Sept. 28, 1894. She preceded him in death nine years ago. About 25 years ago, Mr. McElmurry moved to California with his family but he came back to Wisconsin frequently and always considered his home was in Huron. He continued to live in Huron after the death of his wife. The Reverend Leian Shaw conducted funeral services at Plombon’s Funeral Home Thursday morning. Cremation [the rest of the sentence is blacked out]
Source: Bloomer Advance (Thursday, 21 Jan. 1954 Edition)
Mrs. Anna Meinen, age 80, died late Saturday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roy Prince, in the town of Eagle Point. Mrs. Meinen was born Anna Stoffel on August 24, 1873, in the town of Tilden. On October 13, 1896, she was married to Peter Meinen at St. Peter's Church there. They made their home on a farm in the town of Cooks Valley where she had since resided. Mrs. Meinen was a member of St. John's Catholic Church of Cooks Valley and of the Ladies Alter Society and the Catholic Knights. Her husband preceded her in death in 1918. Surviving are one son and seven daughters, Gilbert Meinen of Cooks Valley, Mrs. Ralph Mason, Eau Claire; Mrs. William Steichen, of Rochester, Minn., Mrs. Roy Prince and Mrs. Gregory Goettl of Eagle Point, Mrs. Gilbert Prince of Cooks Valley, Miss Philomene Meinen, Chippewa Falls, and Miss Henrietta Meinen, Athens; 26 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. The remains were in state at the Rock Funeral Home, Bloomer. Services were held Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. John's Church with Rev. Alfred Hemmersbach, Rev. Rudolph Raschke and Rev. Norman Thomas officiating at the solemn requiem High Mass. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Source: Chippewa Herald-Telegram (Monday, 22 Aug. 1938 Edition)
Bernard Meinen, 56, prominent Chippewa county resident and secretary-manager of the Tilden creamery, shot and killed himself at his home in Tilden early Sunday morning. Mr. Meinen had been in ill health for several months. The body was discovered at about 6:45 o'clock by his two daughters, Maurietta and Catherine, who were attracted to his bedroom by the sound of a shot. They found him dead with a rifle lying nearby. Mr. Meinen suffered a nervous breakdown sometime ago, following a siege of stomach flu. An injury to his back, suffered in a fall, a few years ago, also aggravated his condition. He returned from the hospital on Friday after undergoing treatment. The deceased was born in the town of Tilden on September 20, 1882, and has been a lifelong resident of Chippewa county. He resided on a farm in that township until 1925, when he moved to the present home near St. Peter's church. Since 1925 he has been manager of the Tilden Creamery Co., and figured prominently in Chippewa County. In 1927, he was elected secretary of the creamery and then took over his duties as both secretary and manager. He was married to Miss Catherine Boos of the town of Tilden in 1908, she preceding him in death in 1924. Ten children were born to this union, the oldest Albert dying in infancy. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. Regina Prince and Julius Meinen, both of Cooks Valley; Roman, George, Bernard C., Maurietta and Catherine Meinen, all of Tilden; Mrs. Margaret Rubenzer, of Tilden, and Mrs. Anne Schmidt of the town of Howard. Also surviving are three brothers and one sister, William, Milwaukee; Louis, town of Tilden; Joseph, Eau Claire, and Mrs. John Stoffel, Cooks Valley. Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning from St. Peter's church in Tilden, with Rev. Fr. Roschke officiating. Interment will be made in St. Peter's cemetery.
Source: Bloomer Advance (Thursday, 21 Mar. 1929 Edition)
John Meinen, a town of Tilden pioneer, passed away at his home in that town Sunday morning, aged 91 years. Born in Germany in 1838, he came to America in his young manhood and has lived in Chippewa county 68 years, and on a farm in Tilden over 60 years. Surviving relatives are six daughters Mrs. Theresa Benish of Howard, Mrs. Henry Schemenauer of Chippewa Falls, Mrs. Fred Heitmeyer of Milwaukee, Mrs. Valentine Miller, Jr., of Tilden, and the Misses Carrie and Louise Meinen, who reside on the home farm, and one son, Nicholas Meinen of Tilden. The funeral was held at St. Peter's Catholic church in Tilden Wednesday morning with interment in the church cemetery.
Source: Chippewa Herald-Telegram (Thursday, 10 July 1952 Edition)
Joseph Meinen, age 67, passed away at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday night at the Sacred Heart hospital in Eau Claire. Mr. Meinen was born January 30, 1885 in Tilden, the son of Nick and Madeline Meinen. Since 1921 he had been employed at the Sacred Heart hospital, Eau Claire, where he had made his home. His parents, three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Meinen is survived by one brother, Louis, of Chippewa Falls.
Friends may call at the Mason-Herzog Funeral Home after seven o'clock this evening and until the time of the funeral. Services will be held at 9:00 o'clock Saturday morning at St. Peter's Catholic church in Tilden with interment in the church cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 8:00 o'clock Friday night at the funeral home.
Source: Eau Claire Leader-Telegram (3 Jan. 1995) contributed by Friend of Free Genealogy
BLOOMER Michael James Meinen, 27, of Bloomer passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 1994, in the town of Woodmohr, Chippewa County, as the result of a snowmobile accident. He was born May 5, 1967, in Bloomer to Eugene and Donna (Prince) Meinen. He was a tractor mechanic. He is survived by his parents, Eugene and Donna Meinen of Bloomer; a son, Brandon Thompson of Holcombe; a brother, John (Nancy) Meinen of Bloomer; three sisters, Diane (Mike) Perrin, Lori (Brian) Longdo and Julie (Jeff) Marek, all of Bloomer; a paternal grandmother, Susan Meinen of Chippewa Falls; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Paul Meinen; maternal grandparents, Frank and Laura (Hebert) Prince; and a paternal grandfather, George Meinen. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Olson Funeral Home, Bloomer, with Father William Felix officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery, town of Tilden. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (today), and until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Source: Chippewa Daily Independent (Wednesday, 8 Mar. 1916 Edition)
Nic Meinen responded to the call of the Grim Reaper yesterday, and thus another of the old time residents of Tilden is removed from our midst. One by one they are passing - those men and women who came here more than a half a century ago and endured untold hardships to build a home. The town of Tilden then was a wilderness and the principal inhabitants were the Indians, the white settlers living far apart. They were a kind and generous class and it was because of the pleasant disposition they possessed that the Red men kept their places. It was a common thing in those days for a buck to walk into a house without sounding a warning and beg for something to eat. Refusal, perhaps, might have meant trouble, but none were refused, and if there was anything loose around the place that the buck thought he needed more than the settler who had fed him, it was not to be found when wanted. The stories those old settlers told in later years were interesting, happening as they did in our very neighborhood, and it is regretted that they were never written down. And their children can never tell them as well as the old folks. Nic Meinen, the subject of this sketch, and whose picture taken a few years ago, was born at Aierchweiler, Germany, 82 years ago and came to this country fifty-eight years ago, locating immediately in Tilden. He was married here on November 9 (1865) of last years he and his wife celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage surrounded by their six children and 24 grandchildren. Their children are: William, of Tilden, Peter of Auburn, Mrs. John Stoffel of Auburn, Bernard, Joseph and Louis Meinen of Tilden. The funeral will take place on Thursday morning, services at St. Peter's church in Tilden, which the deceased assisted in launching fifty-six years ago.
Source: Bloomer Advance (Thursday, 14 Mar. 1918 Edition)
Our community, especially the Cooks Valley vicinity, was shocked on Wednesday when it learned that Peter Meinen had been in failing health for some four months but he had improved in health and returned home from the hospital and his neighbors and friends thought he was on the road to recovery. The ravages of disease had made such inroads on his strength, however, that kind ministrations and medical skill could avail nothing. Peter Meinen was born in the town of Tilden, Chippewa county on Feb. 19, 1871, Thirty two years ago he moved a few miles into the town of Auburn in Cooks Valley where he has since resided. He was married at the Tilden Catholic church on Oct. 13, 1896, to Anna Stoffel. He is survived by his wife and eight children - seven daughters and one son - all of whom are living at home, to mourn his untimely departure. He was a member of the Catholic Knights and was one of the board of directors of the Vale Creamery, in both of which institutions he took a deep interest. Peter Meinen's sturdy life and cheerful disposition will be greatly missed in our community. He was one of those sturdy, whole hearted farmers whose hospitality and good humor, his integrity and his loyalty, were known throughout the country. His death is a distinct loss to the community and all hearts are bowed in sorrow at his demise. The funeral will be held at the Cooks Valley Catholic church tomorrow (Friday) at 10:00 a.m. and interment will be made in the church cemetery.
Source: Chippewa Herald-Telegram (Tuesday, 20 Aug. 1946 Edition)
William Meinen, aged 80, Milwaukee, a former resident of the town of Tilden, died at St. Joseph's hospital here on Monday night, August 19, at 10 o'clock, after a lingering illness. Mr. Meinen was born on August 24, 1866, in the town of Tilden. He was united in marriage to Miss Alphonsina Blair at St. Peter's Catholic church in Tilden on October 4, 1892. They lived on a farm in Tilden until 1926 when they moved to Milwaukee. Mr. Meinen was a member of the Catholic Knights of Wisconsin. Surviving are his wife, three sons Charles and Edmund, both of Tilden; Wilfred, of Milwaukee; and seven daughters, Eleanor, Sylvia, Hermanilda, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; Elmyre, Irene, and Bernadette, all of Milwaukee, and Loretta with the WACS in Japan. One daughter, Angela, preceded Mr. Meinen in death in 1933. One sister, Mrs. Theresa Stoffel, Bloomer; two brothers, Louis, Tilden, and Joseph, Eau Claire; 28 grandchildren, and one great grandchild also survive. The remains will lie in state at the Mason Funeral Home on Tuesday night, when the rosary will be said at 8:30 o'clock. On Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock the remains will be taken to the farm home in Tilden where they will lie in state until the hour of the funeral which will be held at 9 o'clock Thursday morning at St. Peter's Catholic church in Tilden. Interment will be made in the church cemetery.
Agnes Edith Mercier
Submitted by Clair Mercier
Mrs. Agnes Edith Mercier, 88, Stanley died Monday night in Victory Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Mercier was born April 14, 1879, in the Town of Colburn, Chippewa County. When 16 years of age, she was married to Albert Mercier and they lived in Colburn until 1944, when they moved to the City of Stanley (117 4th Avenue, Stanley, Wisconsin). Mrs. Mercier was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Stanley.
Surviving are four sons; Albert, Bay St. Louis, Miss., Henry, Colby, William, Boyd, and Clement, St. Paul, Minn.; three daughters, Sister Roselda, Belleville, Ill., Mrs. Willis Marsh, St. Paul, and Mrs. Arthur Long, Stanley; 30 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St Joseph's Cemetery, Boyd. Friends may call at the Plombon Funeral Home in Stanley from noon today. The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Marie E. Miller
BLOOMER — Marie E. Miller, 84, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at Hetzel Care Center in Bloomer. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at 7 p.m. at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer with Deacon Richard Kostner officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home on Thursday. Committal services will be held on Friday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Snelling Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn. with a visitation from 11 until the time of service at the chapel. Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is in charge of arrangements.
Source: Gospel Messenger, 26 May 1934, page 27; transcribed by MZ
Mock, Sister Phebe, daughter of Adam and Elizabeth Freece Shock, born March 1, 1850, in Defiance County, Ohio. While yet a child she moved with her parents to Kosciusko County, Ind., near North Webster. She married Alman Mock Aug. 9, 1866; her husband died Oct. 1, 1925. To this union were born ten children. She united with the church of the Brethren at an early age and lived a devoted Christian life for nearly seventy years. In the spring of 1884 the family moved to Wisconsin. About fifteen years ago they sold their farm and retired to live in Stanley. She died at her home there on April 20, 1934. She leaves two sons, four daughters, one sister, thirteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Funeral by Bro. Lewis Hyde from the church in Stanley. Interment in the Edson cemetery. --Mrs. Jacob Winkler, Stanley, Wis.
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Wednesday, 17 Feb. 1909; transcribed by FoFG mz
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis., Feb. 16. – Henry Myre, twelve years old, died here as a result of being run over by logging sleighs near Donald. He was trying to catch a ride while on his way to the camp to sell papers but slipped and fell.
Julia M. Myslinski
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 15 June 1987; transcribed by FoFG mz
STANLEY – Julia M. Myslinski, 75, Stanley, died Friday at Victory Memorial Nursing Home, Stanley. Services were held today at St. Mary Czestochowa Catholic Church, rural Stanley, with burial in the church cemetery. The Plombon Funeral Home, Stanley, handled arrangements.
The former Julia Klewicki was born in the town of Taft, Taylor County, and married Mitchell Myslinski in 1932 in Chicago. The next year they moved to the town of Taft where they farmed. Surviving are a son, Ronald of Stanley; two brothers, Edwin Klewicki of Abbotsford, and Bernard Klewicki of Thorp; three sisters, Wanda Milewski of Withee, Bernice Krupa of Thorp, and Emily Kozial of Chicago; and two grandchildren. [*** Note: Her date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.]
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